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Poster: dark.starz Date: Sep 12, 2012 9:01pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Cold Rain > Bird Song > Playin Springfield Civic October 2nd, 1972

Yep, 72 was a big year. I agree that the jams on songs such as Dark Star, Playin, Other One, Truckin that particular year are probably the finest demonstration of musicianship this band has performed since the acid drenched era of 1968-1969. Perhaps the next box attempt will be a string of excellent fall 1972 shows, i'd be very pleased with a 1974 "Wall of Sound" box. Lots here to talk about and the pictorial documentary will be fun.

Based on the entropic nature and limited life span of the marketability of CD's, logic stands to reason it'll probably be late April-May 1977 assuring a strong sell-through.